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Jennair jmc8130dds fuse blown

We have the jennair microwave and oven below, mounted inside our cabinet. yesturday i ran the clean cycle on the oven, and then when turned the microwave on to heat up some soup, i blew a fuse. the breakers are not tripped, so we've concluded it was the fuse. do we have to pull the whole thing out to get to the fuse? The manuals don't show the location, and i read on previous blogs it's behind the control panel. there is a small square cover with two screws inside the microwave... is it behind there? do you have any literature you can share that shows an assembly blowup?

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  • klkillee Nov 24, 2008

    So we pulled out the entire unit, oven and microwave, last night. Guess what? Jenn-air added a little toggle switch breaker on the back side of the microwave near the plug. it had trippled. that's all it was, no blown fuse. thanks for your help, i will go to that website you mentioned and printout the illustrations so we have those next time. thanks for everything and have a wonderful thanksgiving!!

  • edmoncayo52 Dec 01, 2008

    suddenly my oven stopped working, I am assuming its fuse is blown, but I don't know where it is located.

    Thank for your answer

  • kimba207 Dec 05, 2008

    I have the same problem.  After using the cleaning cycle on the lower oven, the micro stopped working.  I am not having as much success with detaching the unit to reach the toggle switch.. will try further detaching in the morning..any suggestions greatly appreciated

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I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. It took me a while to locate the information you requested. To answer your initial question, "YES" you will have to pull the whole unit out to access the fuse. The fuse is located on the input filter assembly board inside the oven. You will need to remove the exterior case to access it. If you go to pcappliancerepair.com you can find helpful illustrations, along with part numbers. Just type in the model number you provided and look at drawing number 5. This is a list of all the internal controls. The fuse is listed as item number 4 in the illustration and mounted to the filter assembly (item 18). You can purchase these appliance fuses at any hardware store as long as they are rated the same (20 AMP). CAUTION: Please ensure you UNPLUG the unit before servcing any internal components. I hope you find this information helpful. If you need additional assistance, please let me know.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell Nov 24, 2008

    Glad I could help and it didn't require too much work on your part. Nice feature they added. I wish all microwave ovens were equipped with an external breaker. You have a wonderful holiday too!

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